Policy and Advocacy submissions


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We're here to make a difference. We're the independent voice of older Australians. Check out some of our submissions below.


  • Public Submission

ACT Budget Submission 2017-18

ACT – Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Northern Territory Budget 2017-2018

NT – Northern Territory Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Tasmanian Budget 2017-18

TAS – Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Public Submission

Superannuation Reform Package Exposure Bills (tranche two)

The Treasury

  • Public Submission

Superannuation Reform Package Exposure Bills

The Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Elder Abuse Inquiry: Response to the Issues Paper

Australian Law Reform Commission

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Residential Task Force on Housing Transitions Issues Paper

QLD – Advisory Taskforce on Residential Transitions for Ageing Queenslanders

Submission to the Inquiry into electronic voting
  • Public Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into electronic voting

VIC – Electoral Matters Committee of the Victorian Parliament

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Review of the Residential Parks Act 2007 Discussion Paper

SA – Consumer and Business Services South Australia

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector

VIC – Standing Committee on Legal and Social Issues

  • Public Submission

Submission to the South Australian State Budget 2016-17

SA – The Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Future of the Aged Care Sector Workforce Inquiry

Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Victorian State Budget 2016-17

VIC – Department of Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to Federal Budget 2016-17

The Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Western Australian State Budget 2016-2017

WA – Department of Treasury

  • Public Submission

IPART Review of Public Transport Fares

NSW – Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal

  • Public Submission

Feedback to the Fraser Review

Industry Super Australia

  • Public Submission

Submission to the 2016-17 Queensland State Budget

QLD – Queensland Government

Submission on Improved Superannuation Transparency
  • Public Submission

Submission on Improved Superannuation Transparency

The Treasury

Life Insurance Reform Legislation
  • Public Submission

Life Insurance Reform Legislation

The Treasury

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Review of the Retirement Villages Act 2012

ACT – ACT Justice and Community Directorate

Submission to the Private Health Insurance Review
  • Public Submission

Submission to the Private Health Insurance Review

Private Health Insurance Review

  • Public Submission

Submission to the Willing to Work Inquiry

Australian Human Rights Commission

  • Public Submission

Tasmania Budget Submission 2016-17

TAS – Department of Treasury and Finance

  • Public Submission

Submission to the 2016-2017 Northern Territory Budget

NT – NT Government

Inquiry into Electricity Pricing in Queensland
  • Public Submission

Inquiry into Electricity Pricing in Queensland

Queensland – Queensland Productivity Commission

  • Public Submission

Inquiry into elder abuse in New South Wales

General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2

Submission to the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce
  • Public Submission

Submission to the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

  • Public Submission

Submission to AER (Retail) Exempt Selling Guidelines

Australian Energy Regulator

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